5/26/2013

I made my first "how to" video

I'm a visual learner - blame it on MTV (or cable in general), but it's the truth.  It helps me as a teacher because I am a good "modeler".

A few friends at work want to begin selling on TpT - they want me to teach them how to create products.  So, I decided to hold a meeting after school one day.  Then...all these things came up (grades, happy hour, field trips, sonic .50cent corny dogs,  packing classrooms, pedicures) you're a teacher, you understand.  So we couldn't all get together and do a class.  Instead, I decided to make videos for them.  I'm going to share the videos with you throughout the summer!  If you haven't begun selling on TpT - the summer is a great time to get started.
My first video is something I just learned how to do...make long pins!  The video is about 10min. long and I made it 3 times....shhhh!  I hope someone ANYONE will give me feedback.  I don't mind if you say "it's crap, you're so annoying" just give me feedback!


This Little Piggy HATES her voice!

14 comments :

Rebecca H. said...

Great video! I am amazed by all the things I still don't know how to do in Powerpoint. Look forward to more videos. And don't worry, everyone hates their own voices when they hear them!

Rebecca
Ladybugs Lounge

The Meek Moose said...

So cool! I'm excited to go do this now. And THANK YOU. I've just gotten started, so I really appreciate seeing your post in the forum and being able to check this out. I'm looking forward to your other videos too. Even thought this was about creating a pin, I had never thought about layering the two shapes together for the stitched look, and I really like your fonts! My sister and I are making clipart, not fonts, and yours look like a good fit for us.
~Heather
The Meek Moose
The Meek Moose on TpT

D. Frideley said...

Thanks ya'll! I was really nervous about making a video and putting it out there into "cyberspace". I am working on a few videos for this summer:)

Deniece

Dragon's Den Curriculum said...

This was so very helpful! I've been trying to do this for over a month, now I think I can actually do it! Thanks again!!!

The Meek Moose said...

I loved your tutorial and fonts so much I gave you a shout-out on my blog!
http://themeekmoose.blogspot.com/2013/05/free-font-find-positively-sublime.html

And I love the pins I made thanks to you! I don't think I would've ever known how.
~Heather

Lois said...

Hello, I am so excited to watch this video however I am having trouble actually locating it to view. Can anyone please direct me in the right direction. Thanks from one lost soul!
Lois Evans

e Reyes said...

I know this will be SO helpful to me! However, it says I need permission to access it. So I requested permission. Hope that helps. I found you through your guest post on Tonya's Treats for Teachers. I'm you're newest follower. Hopefully you can help me figure out how to view the video, too. Thanks!

D. Frideley said...

Lois & Reyes,
I skipped a step when I published the video. Sorry about that. I went back and fixed the link. It should work now:) Go check it out. Thanks for hopping over from Tonya's Blog.
Deniece

Sarah Adams said...

I watched your video on the guest blog you did on Tonya's page. You did an awesome job for your first how-to video! I have always wanted to make TpT products, but having a good cover and credits was difficult for me. My question is: Why would I need a copy in .jpg format when I have PDF and PPT? Thanks! I'm your newest follower!

Sarah
Miss A's Kindergarten

Sarah Adams said...

Also, I just realized that I didn't comment on the right video (duh!) Sorry about that. I hope you understand what I meant in my comment.

Sarah

D. Frideley said...

Sarah, I understood:) I'm emailing you now.

Michelle said...

You did a great job! Welcome to the TPT world!

Michelle
Teach123

Cara Taylor said...

Hi friend! I learned a lot from yoûr video, and it was nice to put a voice to a name. You sounded very natural too, like you we're an old pro! Oh yeah I used a font suggestion for a name that you gave me so I'd like to send you some free fonts! Email me your address or leave it on my store. caraelizabethtaylor@gmail.com

Cara Taylor said...

Hi friend! I learned a lot from yoûr video, and it was nice to put a voice to a name. You sounded very natural too, like you we're an old pro! Oh yeah I used a font suggestion for a name that you gave me so I'd like to send you some free fonts! Email me your address or leave it on my store. caraelizabethtaylor@gmail.com